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BOOK - British Home Children: Their Stories
Compiled by the British Isles Family History Society of Ottawa (BIFHSGO)
Published by Global Heritage Press, Milton, 2010 (CD 2013)
The compiler of this book, the British Isles Family History Society (BIFHSGO), has been a long-time leader in researching and sharing information about Home Children. Beginning in 1996, BIFHSGO began extracting the names of Home Children from the records of Library and Archives Canada (LAC). To date, over 100,000 names have been extracted from passenger lists and other records by BIFHSGO volunteers, and the information has been provided to LAC for incorporation into a Home Children Database and made available online to the general public. The Middlemore Homes Index that lists children brought to Canada during the period 1872–1886 was developed by BIFHSGO volunteers and is posted on the Society’s website.
To commemorate The Year of the British Home Child, BIFHSGO has assembled a collection of stories prepared by the researchers about the lives of some of these these children — their ancestors — that demonstrate the strength of character, sense of purpose and good humour that enabled them to overcome adversity and contribute a positive and lasting legacy to their new country.
The stories reflect the contributors’ recollections of their ancestors and the times and conditions in which they lived. Inevitably there will be inconsistencies in details, and readers are encouraged to accept the stories in the spirit in which they are presented.
6 X 9"
Published by Global Heritage Press, Milton, 2010 (CD 2013)
ISBN 978-1-926797-47-2 (Softcover)
Names that appear in the Index:
Bailey, Abraham; Ball, Franklin; Ballantine, Hannah; Ballantine, Robert; Bampton (Stone), Pauline F; Bampton, Joseph Albert; Bampton, Elburn Charles; Bampton, Joseph; Bampton, Mary Ann; Barclay, Leonard; Barker, Anne; Barker, Thomas; Bartholomew, Alfred; Bartholomew, Alice; Bartholomew, Grace; Bartholomew, Harriett; Bartholomew, Ida; Bartholomew, James; Bartholomew, James H; Bartholomew, Lily; Bartholomew, Walter; Bartholomew, William A; Beaton, Allan Gilchrist; Beaton, Ethel Phyllis; Beaton, Hannah; Beaton, Harry; Beaton, John; Bell, Josie; Bell, Robert and Lucille; Bennett, Kevin W; Bennett, Margaret Ann; Berry, John; Bilbrough, Ellen Agnes; Birt, Louisa; Boyle, Mary; Brennan, Benjamin; Brent, Mrs; D;K; Brock, Spencer; Brock, Willie; Brody, Joseph; Brooks, Eva B; Brunet, Elizabeth; Buck, Grace; Buckley, Charles; Buckley, Elizabeth; Buckley, Ethel; Buckley, Hannorah; Buckley, Isabella; Buckley, Jack and Mary; Buckley, Pat; Buckley, Vina; Burgess, Ernest; Burgess, James; Byerlay, Maxine (Thompson)
Calder, Gordon; Callaghan, Mary Kathleen; Callaghan, Richard Patrick; Campbell, Christina; Campbell, Errald; Campbell, Lyal; Carpenter, Berton G; Carpenter, Daniel B; Carpenter, Eleanor A; Chenier, Xavier; Chisholm, Beryl; Clapham, Elizabeth Ellen; Clare, Jack; Clare, Mabel; Coggins, Anna Maria; Coggins, Charles; Coggins, Frank Edward Weston; Coggins, Malvina; Coggins, Rosina; Collighan, Patrick; Condry, Michael; Connor, Ethel; Cook, Bryan D; Cox, Millicent; Crawford, George; Crawford, Marion; Creekard, William; Cyr, Charlie
Dancey, Ernie; Dancey, Vernon; Davis, Mary Sophia; Davis, Michael; Davis, Michael and Charlotte; Delany, Mervyn; Delisle, Joe; Desjardins, Julie Clara; Dobb, Theodore; Doe, Mary Jane; Donovan, Kenneth; Dubé, Eusèbe; Dubé, Mabel Mary; Duncan, Elizabeth; Duncan, Jim; Duncan, Joseph Donachie; Duncan, Josephine; Duncan, Thomas; Duquette, Cyprien
Fingland, Adam and Mary; Fingland, Don; Fingland, Joyce C; Fingland, Mary; Fingland, Thomas; Fingland, William George; Fisher, Eric; Fitzpatrick, Ann; Flewelling, Cheryl Wakeham; Foord, Archie and Reg; Foord, George Frederick; Foord, Georgina; Forster, Margaret; Francke, John Christian; Frazer, Mary; Fulford, George Taylor
Gardiner, Frederick; Gardiner, Sheila; Gardner, Samuel; Gibson, Albert; Gilchrist, Elizabeth; Gilchrist, Henry; Gilchrist, Mary; Gillespie, Donna and Helen; Goodfellow, Mildred; Graham, Bernard; Graham, Charles; Graham, Edward; Graham, Suzanne; Grant-Brooks, Augustus; Greene, Catherine
Hall, George H; Hall, Mary Jane; Hallas, Kenneth; Hammond, Elaine; Hardy, Dorothy; Hardy, George; Hardy, Mary; Harmer, Ann; Harmer, Anna; Harmer, Edith; Harmer, Florence; Harmer, George; Harmer, James; Harmer, John Henry; ; Harmer, Robert; Harrison, Phyllis; Henderson, Jane; Henderson, John E; Herring, Daisy; Herring, Ivan; Homes, Charlie; Houlahan, Patrick; Hudson, George Reuben; Hudson-Masterman, Harriet; Hughes, Catherine; Hyland, Thomas and Marinda
Irvine (née Thorburn), Sherry
James, Duncan; Jeavons, Edith Millwood; ; Jeavons, Jonah and Emma; Jeavons, Ron and Diane; Jeavons, Timothy; Jeffs, Frank (Mr; and Mrs;); Jenkins, George; Johnson, Bertha; Johnston, Helen; Jones, Darlene
Kelly, Alfred; Kelly, Alfred James; Kelly, Brian; Kelly, Dennis; Kelly, Diane; Kelly, Florence; Kelly, Norman; Kelly, William
Lafrance, Sarah Albertine; Laidlaw, Elvira; Laidlaw, James; Lavigne, Aldem; Lavoie, Philias; Leech, Isabel; Leech, James; Lindsay, Elizabeth; Lockerby, Bertha Ann; Lockerby, George; Lockerby, Robert Hoyles; Lorente, Arthur; Lorente, David J;; Lorente, Gerald; Lorente, Joan; Lorente, Joseph; Lorente, Willie; Love, Jane; Love, Matthew; Lucy, Hannah; Lucy, Mary
MacEvoy, Pat; MacPhail, Chris; Macpherson, Annie;; Maidwell, Katherine; Maidwell, William; Mallory, Lizzie; Mann, Evelyn; Mann, Robert; Marlin, James Wilbur; Marlin, Pansy; Masterman, Charles Rueben; Masterman, George Henry Edward; Masterman, James William; Masterman, Kenneth; Masterman, Marjory; Masterman, Reuben; Masterman, Thomas Henry; Masterman, William; Masterman-Chappell, Sharon; Masterman-Griffin, Saundra; Masterman-Hallas, Harriet; McCaffrey, Bernadette; McCrossin, Mary A; McDonald, D.D.; McDonald, D.J. (Mrs.); McDonald, Donald Duncan; McDonald, Dougald; McDonald, Josephine; McEvoy, Pat; McGugan, Archibald; McIntaggart, Michael Patrick; McKay, Violet Annie; McKee, Abraham; McKenna, Catherine; McMullen, Willie; McTague, Anne; Melvin, Ida Ettie; Meredith, Benjamin James; Meredith, William; Merrill, Alice; Merrill, Marjory Eva; Meylan, Hélène; Millington, Catherine; Millington, Edward; Mitchell, Ann; Mitchell, David; Mitchell, John; Mitchell, Martha; Mitchell, Matthew; ; Mitchell, Robert Spence; Mitchell, Samuel; Mitchell, William; Moir, Alexander; Moir, Alfie; Moir, Bertie; Moir, Frank; Monk, Henry James; Monk, John Arthur; Monson, Martha; ; Monson, Thomas; Morris, Sarah Ellen; Morrison, Jane; Mount, Sir William; Murphy, Edward; Myhill, Annie; Myhill, Frederick; Myhill, Mary (Lucy)
Northrup, Samuel H; Nunney, Alfred Edmund; Nunney, George Frederick; ; Nunney, Stephen Sargent Claude; Nunney, William Percy
O’Byrne, Jim; O’Connor, F;E; O’Malley, Joan; O’Meara, Patrick; O’Shaughnessy, Claude and Minnie
Parker, Frank; Parks, W;G; (Mrs;); Paton, Flora; Paton, Janet; Peters, Sarah Grace; Peterson, Maria Hemeon; Pettigrew, Margaret; Pfahl, Charles; Pfahl, Joseph; Pfahl, Norman; Phillips, James; Phillips, Rachel Ann; Pickard, Elaine; Picken, Thomas; Pinchin, Florence; Pinchin, W; George; Playfair, Anna; Playfair, John Andrew; Powell, Albert Henry; Powell, Esther Florence; Powell, George Thomas; Powell, John Jeffrey; Powell, Murray D; Primswood, Frederick and Charlotte
Quarrier, Agnes; Quarrier, Annie; Quarrier, William; Quinn, Mary
Rankin, Martha; Regan, Julia; Rich, Lillian and Charles; Risborough, Joseph Everitt; Rivard, Lionel (Mrs;); Robert, Antoine; Roberts-Pichette, Patricia; Robinson, Hercules; Rollins, Samuel and Jennie; Rose, Charlotte Ann; Rose, Elizabeth Hattie; Rose, Frederick; Rose, Isaac and Margaret; Boulger, Ross, David; Russell, John Harold; Russell, Richard
Salmon, Rev; John; Salter, Henry; Sanham, Chris; Sargent, Mary; Saul, Mary; Sayers, John; Scanlon, Joseph; Shearer, David; Shearer, Elizabeth; Sheean, William J; Shipperley, James; Silk, Peter; Simmonds, Fleurette; Smelt, Christopher; Smelt, John Harold; Smelt, Newark; Smelt, Richard Henderson; Smith, David; Spence, Alex; Spence, Mary Jane; Spindler, Amelia; Spindler, Blanche; Spindler, Carl; Spindler, Dora; Spindler, Elizabeth; Spindler, Joseph; Spindler, Mathilda Marjory; Spindler, Ottila; Spindler, Otto Alexander Francis; Stephen, Carol A; Stevenson, Elmer; Stevenson, Horace; Stewart, Anna; Stewart, Margaret White; Suitor, Witham J; Swaebe, Carol Anne; Swaebe, John; Swaebe, Millicent; Swaebe, Norman; Swaebe, Norman David; Swansburg, Billie
Taylor, Ena; Taylor, Victor (Mrs.); Thomas Duncan; Thompson, Carl; Thorburn, Elizabeth Rose; Thorburn, Mike; Thorburn, Thomas Mitchell; Threlkeld, Mary Agnes; Tong, Fanny; Townesend, John
Vanderlowen , Fannir; Vant, Francis Henry; Vant, Linda; Vinh-Doyle, William
Wakeham, Edwin John Reginald; Wakeman, Edwin and Edith Amelia May (Shove); Walker, Emily; Walker, Helen Mae; Walker, Jesse; Walker, Roy (Mrs;); Walker, Thomas; Wallace, David; Wallace, Mary Ann; Wallace, Robert; Warcup, Hugh; Watch, Charles William; Watt, Tom; Webster, Ivan Lorne; Webster, Leland Wilmot; Webster, Robert; Webster, Russell Edgar; Webster, William Joseph; Wedderburn, Barbara; Wellwood, Addie; Weston, Frank; Wickham, Annie; Wickham, Charles; Wickham, Edward; Wickham, Jenny Malvina; Wickham, John William; Wickham, Minnie; Wickham, Rosina Margery; Wickham, Sophie; Windle, Mary Jane; Windle, Samuel; Windle, William; Wright, Glenn
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